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figure in the nfl, beloved by baltimore, but cursed by cleveland. art mo del has died. is as he arrived in charm city. the 87-year-old died of natural causes early this morning with his family by his side. he was admitted to john hopkins just yesterday. his son, david, released this statement, saying he was adisorder by the entire baltimore community for his kindness and generosity, and he loved baltimore. ravens owner said, he was my friend, my mentor, we will miss him so much, and roger goodell, any conversation with art included laughing. he always left you with a smile on your face. fans saddened to hear of his pacing, remember when hi introduced the raven toss baltimore. >> obviously a courageous thing he did moving the team from cleveland to baltimore. my most vivid memory is the lombardi when they won. he will be missed and he's done a lot. >> modell purchased the cleveland browns for $4 million in 1961, by the mid '90s he said he was losing millions and decided to make a move. to the ire of browns fans everywhere, he brought the franchise to baltimore. you could say the move tar
of the state's 2012 ploips, a special event began down at the inner harbor in baltimore. keith russell is live with a look at the honors for old and new champions, like michael phelps and katy la decky. >> reporter: the old, the new, the present, past, future, all coming together all at once. martin o'malley, maryland's governor, got the party started this afternoon. he took the podium, and before he got to the podium, there was a special entrance for all the dignitaries. they came in on the pride of baltimore. the pride of baltimore pulling into baltimore, maryland, harbor. as we speak, the governor is still shaking hands. he doesn't want to get out of here. michael phelps, the greatest olympian of all-time, 22 olympic medals, this is where he was born, was it held here for that reason? no, that's not the only reason. >> it coincides with defender's day when the people of baltimore came together to defend the star spangled banner. and our athletes echoed that sentiment when they put their hands over their heart and sang the star spangled banner. it's a beautiful day and these are great athlet
. >>> we have some breaking news now. there is a shooting reported at morgan state university in baltimore. one man has been shot on campus. again, morgan state university in baltimore, reports of a shooting. details coming in. we'll give it to you as we get more of it. >>> some businesses in prince george's county say they were ransacked in the aftermath of those storms last weekend. thieves moved in while the power was out last saturday. storm owners tell us they targeted copper piper. darcy spencer has more on these crimes of opportunity. darcy? >> reporter: tim, apparently when the power goes out, so do surveillance cameras at many businesses. business owners tell us they were targeted as a result of that. this is what they were after, copper pipes and wiring. >> they broke the gate and got in. >> reporter: he said thieves went behind his shell gas station on old branch avenue in clinton saturday and stole the copper piping off his air conditioning unit. >> we paid about $2,400. it's up and running now. less than $10 for that. >> reporter: it happened after severe storms left thousands
people in the car into custody. officers closed two sublanes near baltimore for the stop. official says they got a call about 7:00 this morning ha a passenger was in possession of a dangerous substance. his flight was already airborne on the way to dallas. authorities turned it around and armed officers pulled that passengers christopher shell from his seat for questioning. it became clear to investigators that shell may have been the victim of a prank on his 29th birthday. >> that this was a hoax, and a pretty nasty trick was played on a passenger, and it resulted in really a threat to all the passengers. incredibly foolish and irresponsible thing to do. at the bottom line, it's criminal. >> the hox will cost tens of thousands, not to mention the disruption in the lives of dozens of passengers. >>> airne seats are about to get even tighter. united airlines is installing what it calls slim-line seats to the airline can pack in a few more passengers. they've by 17 inches long, an inch shorter, slimmer backrests, but the airline says legroom is supposed to stay the same. at the create roo
in nfl history and the lives of players. the funeral for modell took place at baltimore hebrew congregation. maryland governor martin o'malley was among hundreds who paid their respects. ray lewis, ray rice, and other ravens players also attended. modell is credited with growing the nfl through television. also often criticized in cleveland for moving the browns to bawl. modell died thursday at the age of 87. >>> a change on i-66 has commuters seeing red. the new color is an alert to drivers they might be in the wronlane. news4's julie kerry talked to drivers about whether they're getting that message. >> reporter: i-66 just outside the beltway just got a makeover. you condition miss what's happened in the far right lane. >> i think it's on shoulder. it's like an orange color. i don't know. it's orange or some kind of different colored pavement. >> reporter: for the record vdot calls it red clay colored. ice a special surface coating designed to draw attention to the sometimes you can use it, sometimes you can't right shoulder. what do you think it means? >> i have no idea. >>
can see it from dover all to baltimore, and a few showers starting to kick off. tack a look at this storm, a lot of lightning associated wi this one. this is just to the east of remington. this is right along 17 nears the hartwood area, right here at 17 very heavy rain, and southern portions of fauquier county, and trend extreme eastern portions. if you're in this area, heads up. it is move down towards heartsford, and it does have the potential for heavy rain. so watch out for that. another front at boundary back to the west. so yes, we could see another round of at least a few showers. tomorrow we get on the warm side, with only a slight chance of a shower, but it will be rather shot. now to sports with somebody i don't even think i've seen in the newsroom in the past two months. >>> did doug say something? >> i lost it in the earpiece. >> he had the audacity to take a couple days off. >> good you have to you here in the studio. >> you've been gone for years! >> it's good to see doreen back. and a lot to talk about. that's to be expected. we could be expected, brandon mer
who brought the ravens to baltimore and was a key insider in the national football league, died this morning. art modell was 87. modell was belough in baltimore, but cursed in cleveland in 1996, when he moved the franchise to charm city, a move some say kept him from getting into the pro football hall of fame. during the four decades, he helped negotiate lucrative contracts with tv networks. his wife patricia died last year and his sons david and john were at his side when he died. >>> in just a matter of hours, the fairfax county school board will vote on a new committee, which could be influential when it comes to changes in the way students are disciplined. the board is creating a panel to streamline students' rights and responsibilities. the manual, that is, which includes disciplinary policies. tonight they will vote on the makeup of that 29-person committee. it would be comprised the -- and this is causing some concern among parents who fear their voices won't be heard if school officials outnumber them on the panel. >> i'd like to see experts who know about student discip
winchester, 77 cull peper, 74 in pax river. up toward baltimore, current temperature at 78 degrees. we're not seeing any rain. once again not just here but over the entire eastern half of the nation. we are clear as a bell. high pressure just sitting over the area. that area of high pressure will continue to keep things nice. we'll continue to see plenty of sunshine as we move on through the day tomorrow. guess what, high pressure still over the region. we see similar pattern. let's take it into thursday, see what changes. nothing. the area of high pressure moved from here to here. that is it. once again, plenty of sunshine on thursday. i think we'll get another great day on friday. saturday right now the day that we do think maybe a slight chance of a shower, but eve than doesn't look like much. overnight low temperatures tonight, down to 45 in winchester, 48 in culpepper, 54 in gaithersburg and 57 in washington. so, again, another chilly start, especially in those suburbs to the west. tomorrow morning, clear skies, another cool start, jacket weather once again, at least early. temper
a better future for maryland. >>> the city of baltimore is planning a celebration for mike fell epps. he ends his olympic career with a report 22 totals med. the governor's office and tells us phelps and other olympians and paralimpians will be taken part in the event. >>> today's wednesday's child is a polite, man keith. he's had to deal with big disappointments in his young life. >> reporter: cartoon characters are his sperkt. at 13 years old, he says he loves art of all kinds. >> i like to look for things like collages, sculptures and different things you don't see every day. >> reporter: he loved checking out the art books. his social work es sell his's a bright young man. >> he's incredibly artistic, does beautifully in school. >> reporter: what's your favorite subject? >> math. >> reporter: are you doing well in math? >> yes. >> reporter: what kind of grades? >> a's. >> well, congratulation. he is modest about the things he does well. those who know him say he's just a nice guise, but he has had some disappointments in his young life. >> about six years ago he came in to care with
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